Flux is a service routing layer for containers.
Once upon a time, most web applications had a simple architecture: a
load balancer relayed requests to a single uniform tier of application
servers, which connected to a database. Assembling the pieces of such
an architecture and troubleshooting any problems was relatively
These days, many projects are using microservices instead. But the
benefits of microservices come at the cost of a more complicated
architecture. Flux aims to help tame this complexity.